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Nikon Coolpix S3

We have collected and analyzed 33 expert reviews and 126 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 73/100 and users rate it 83/100. The average review date is Sep 14, 2006. We have compared these reviews to 1112939 reviews from other Digital Cameras. The alaScore™ for this product is 85/100 = Very good. Last update: Sep 24, 2020.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon Coolpix S3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the portability and zoom. The screen and size also get good feedback.

usability, size, screen, zoom, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon Coolpix S3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the design and size. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the price and performance, and there are some mixed views about the reliability.

image quality, usability, portability, size, design

performance, price

60% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (cnet.com)

Nikon Coolpix S3 (Black)

 

Nikon Coolpix S3 (Black)

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Nikon Coolpix S3

 

Physical Views The Coolpix S3 compared to a standard CD disc. The Coolpix S4 and the Coolpix S3. The Coolpix S3 and the Casio EX-Z57 Zoom . Continue on to the Features & Controls Coolpix S3 Specifications CCD 1/2.5-in. high-density CCD 6.0 million...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Nikon CoolPix S3

 

The Coolpix S3 is a 6-megapixel camera that delivers high performance shooting power and image quality in a sleek and ultra-portable package. Like the Coolpix S1 and S2 before it, the Matte Black Metal-body Coolpix S3 boasts a 2.5" LCD screen and Nikon's

The Coolpix S3 has a lot of appeal to those wanting ease of use and good image quality in a very small package. It offers several unique features that distinguish it from the competition, including D-lighting, Red Eye Fix and Best Shot Selector. At a stre

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : LetsGoDigital (letsgodigital.org)

Nikon Coolpix S3 Review

 

Nikon Coolpix S3 dijital fotoğraf makinesi yanlarında sürekli bir kamera taşımak ve çevresindeki her güzelliği ve anı kolaylıkla fotoğraflamak isteyen kullanıcılara hitap eden bir model. Akıllı yazılımı ile birlikte 6 megapiksellik yüksek çözünürlüğü...

Apr, 2007

Recommended!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Nikon Coolpix S3 review

 

Once again, last September 2005, Nikon introduced a stylishly designed digital camera; the Nikon Coolpix S3. During the IFA 2005 press conference the Nikon S3 was presented as the successor of the Coolpix S1 and S2, which were also introduced this...

When having seen the Coolpix S-series before, you might not be that surprised anymore by the design of the camera. But in case you are holding the Nikon S3 for the first time, the design really shows its beauty. It's a real gadget, a design that truly...

Expert review by : Mike Pasini (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon CoolPix S3

 

The Coolpix S3 packs a lot of features into its small case, including a 6.0-megapixel CCD with 3x zoom lens, and a large 2.5-inch LCD. Its build is solid, with no creaks, and has a pleasant heft. All the controls and features--with the exception of the SD

Rather soft corners in its images (unfortunately rather common in subcompact digital cameras)Oversaturated reds and blues (a liability if you like more natural-looking color)Skin tones can be rather ruddy looking, overly pinkSome image noise even at low I

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Howard Carson (kickstartnews.com)

Nikon Coolpix S3 Digital Point & Shoot Camera

 

The Nikon Coolpix S3 digital camera is a slim, portable device designed to be carried anywhere you might encounter an opportunity to take a photo. At six megapixels it's nothing to sneer at and it also offers a range of features and functions which...

The time lapse movie mode was a riot and we caught everything from lilies unfolding in the morning sun to children building a crazy sand castle on the beach. Wonderful stuff. Forget about movie mode for a moment though, because the camera's main...

The camera is a truly slim design and certain sacrifices are currently necessary in order to keep the price reasonable. For example, the zoom lens does not protrude from the camera body-it's all internal-which a lot of people will like. On the other...

Jun, 2006

Expert review by :  James King (bonafidereviews.com)

Nikon Coolpix S3 6.4MP Digital Camera

 
Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Brad Soo (dpinterface.com)

Nikon Coolpix S3

 

Nikon's third ultra-thin digital camera, the Coolpix S3 adds an extra megapixel and is extremely similar to the S1, featuring the same lens, 2.5 inch LCD, In-Camera Red-eye fix and D-Lighting functions. So is the Coolpix S3 worth that extra megapixel?...

Stylish and thin (Though most of these ultra-thin cameras look more or less the same) ; 2.5 inch LCD ; Battery level indicator ; Many scene modes ; Unique D-Lighting and Face Priority AF ; Built-in help and tutorials

Weak flash ; LCD lacks resolution ; No manual controls ; Buffer clearing not fast ; Some soft photos and redeye ; Small shutter speed range ; Movie mode doesn't impress me

The Nikon Coolpix S3 features the standard ultra-thin camera features; 6 effective megapixels, a 2.5 inch LCD and 3x optical zoom. Nikon has added some distinctive features though, such as D-Lighting, Face Priority AF and In-Camera Red-eye Fix.

Jan, 2006

Expert review by : Juzer B. (bytesector.com)

Nikon CoolPix S3

 

The successor to Nikon's Coolpix S2, the 6 megapixel Coolpix S3, is a camera that looks very similar to its predecessors with a lot of the same features, such as the Zoom-Nikkor Lens, 17 scene modes, and Nikon's BSS and D-Lighting features. Since I...

Looking at the camera itself, all the controls are well-situated, but it would have been nice had Nikon designed it so the S3 would be easy to use with one hand.

Jan, 2006

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